For immediate release:
February 11, 2013
Media contact: Emily Aronson, email@example.com, 609-258-6019
Tilghman and Slaughter will discuss women and leadership
UPDATE: Tickets to this event are now sold out. People without tickets may wait on line outside Richardson Auditorium before the event on Friday afternoon for seating in any unfilled seats. Seating for people on the wait line is not guaranteed.
Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman and Anne-Marie Slaughter, Princeton's Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Politics and International Affairs, will discuss ideas related to women and leadership at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in Alexander Hall, Richardson Auditorium, on the Princeton University campus. The event is free, though tickets are required for admission.
Tilghman will talk with Slaughter about Slaughter's widely read article in The Atlantic "Why Women Still Can't Have It All." The event is sponsored by the Princeton Women's Mentoring Program, a group dedicated to strengthening bonds between undergraduate women and developing leadership skills that will help women to succeed on the Princeton campus and beyond.
The lecture also will be simulcast in McCosh Hall, Room 50, as well as webcast live and archived for later viewing on Princeton's WebMedia.
Tickets will be available first to University students, faculty and staff starting at noon Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the University Ticketing office in the Frist Campus Center. Distribution will continue from noon to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, while supplies last. One ticket will be available per University TigerCard and individuals may present up to two TigerCards.
A limited number of tickets for the general public will be available at the University Ticketing office in Frist Campus Center starting at noon Wednesday, Feb. 20. The general public distribution will continue from noon to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, while supplies last. The general public may pick up two tickets per person.
This event is made possible through collaboration with Princeton's Office of the Vice President for Campus Life, the Office of the Alumni Association, the Women in Leadership Steering Committee, the Office of Career Services, the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Princeton University Women's Center.
[For Media: In order to secure a media seat event, media must RSVP no later than 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, by emailing Emily Aronson in the University's Office of Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org.]